Lightweight no more

POUND-FOR-POUND king Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao left the lightweight division for good as he relinquished his World Boxing Council (WBC) crown.

Pacquiao’s reason for handing over his title was his desire to stay in the super lightweight category, where in he will be facing the toughest fighter in the division—Ricky “Hitman” Hatton—on May 2. (more)